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Chisos Mountains

Range TypeMountain range with well-recognized name
Highest PointEmory Peak (7825 ft/2385 m)
CountriesUnited States (93%), Mexico (7%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
States/ProvincesTexas (94%), Chihuahua (4%), Coahuila (2%)
(numbers are approximate percentage of range area)
Area811 sq mi / 2,099 sq km
Area may include lowland areas
Extent32 mi / 51 km North-South
38 mi / 61 km East-West
Center Lat/Long29° 12' N; 103° 17' W
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Map of Chisos Mountains
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Other Ranges: To go to pages for other ranges either click on the map above, or on range names in the hierarchy snapshot below, which show the parent, siblings, and children of the Chisos Mountains.
Big Bend RangesLevel 5 (Parent)
         West Big Bend RangesLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Del Norte MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Woods Hollow MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Chalk MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Santiago MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Tinaja MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Christmas MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Rosillos MountainsLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Sierra del CarmenLevel 6 (Sibling)
         Chisos MountainsLevel 6



Major Peaks of the Chisos Mountains

Ten Highest Peaks
RankPeak NameftmRange6
1.Emory Peak78252385Chisos Mountains
2.Townsend Point7560+2304+Chisos Mountains
3.Lost Mine Peak75352297Chisos Mountains
4.Toll Mountain74152260Chisos Mountains
5.Casa Grande Peak73252233Chisos Mountains
6.Peak 715071502179Chisos Mountains
7.Crown Mountain7120+2170+Chisos Mountains
8.Peak 707070702155Chisos Mountains
9.Big Bend Peak 70407040+2146+Chisos Mountains
10.Vernon Bailey Peak66702033Chisos Mountains
Sub-peaks are excluded from this list. List may not be complete, since only summits in the PBC Database are included.



Photos of Peaks in the Chisos Mountains

Emory Peak
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Emory Peak, Texas, looking south from a shelter at Chisos Basin Campground (2012-01-29). Photo by Ben Lostracco.
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